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Holme Bird Observatory Saturday 6th June 2020

A day of strong winds and thundery showers, birdlife was keeping its head down today. A Spoonbill flew east over the grazing marsh and 5 Little Egrets were counted, with a Little Grebe on the Broadwater and the mysterious appearance of 40 Canada Geese! Two Common Terns and a Little Tern flew along the Broadwater and Barn Owl, 4 Swifts, a Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaffs, 4 Whitethroats, 2 Sedge Warblers and a Stonechat were all of interest around the reserve.

Moths were few and far between, with 2 Cinnabars, Mottled Rustic, Common Wainscot, Marbled Minor sp and Anerastia lotella the only moths caught.

Storm clouds passing along the ridge, behind the scorched east bank!

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Norfolk 9.Spoonbills Cley NWT on Watling Water
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills y'day Blakeney Harbour on west side at c7pm
Norfolk Spoonbill Hickling Broad NWT
Norfolk 2.Garganey y'day Buckenham Marshes RSPB still